Kalu Rinpoche | At Birbeck College London, Mahakala Wangs

The special Dharma Protector for the Shangpa Kagyu tradition is the Swift-Acting Six-Armed Awareness Protector. Commonly known as ‘Chakdrukpa’, he is a wrathful manifestation of the Great Compassionate One, Chenrezig. The transmissions for the Six-Armed Mahakala came from the Mahāsiddhas Maitrīpa, Rāhula and Shawaripa to Khyungpo Naljor, the source of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage. The great accomplished Tāranātha, a Shangpa Kagyu lineage holder, refined the various texts and practices and taught that the essence of this practice is to combine the Protector with the Yidam and the Guru Yoga practice.... read more →

Kalu Rinpoche | Niguma Yoga Event in France – a big distinction (Part 2)

Like an example, you know, His Holiness Dalaï Lama’s teaching is very much revered and respected, not only because he is a Buddhist practitioner, it’s because he shows the transparency of the scientific research combined together with the meditation, right? And then for people with all the different cultural background, and they can familiarize with the practice. So that's how I got inspired.... read more →